Computers

The National Hurricane Center is finally seeing their ability to predict a storm’s strength catch up to their ability to track it.
Meredith Fore, Contributor
Science is an endeavor of trial and error. Can we find a better way to share the "erroneous" trials?
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Two independent research groups have created the first superconducting quantum computers that can operate above 1 K, overcoming a major obstacle.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Researchers create a 10-qubit register that can hold its quantum state for more than a minute.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
January's coolest science stories summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
Scientists use ordinary equipment to reveal a hidden picture based on its shadow.
Marcus Woo, Contributor
New system uses a supercomputer and crowd-sourced observations to improve short-term world weather predictions.
Chris Gorski, Editor
Scientists create an algorithm to translate text into different literary styles of the Bible.
Joel Shurkin, Contributor
The revolutionary discovery allowed engineers to build cheaper hard drives with higher storage capacity.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Results from a new survey reveal cultural differences in whom participants prefer to be spared in fatal accidents.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Defects in crystals may be useful for designing spintronic devices, which use the magnetic properties of electrons for processing information.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
With civility and democracy on the line, bots, trolls, and their hunters are waging a cat-and-mouse game on the internet.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer